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The vote on the “Future of EU-Africa trade relations” focuses on five key themes: infrastructure, food security, civil society, fair trade agreements and sustainable economic development.
Spain’s recognition of the autonomy plan for Western Sahara proposed by Morocco has escalated diplomatic tensions between Spain and Algeria.
Cambodia and Mongolia are looking to sign a memorandum of understanding (MoU) to enhance bilateral trade and investment ties.
The British Indian Minister welcomes the opening up of the Indian insurance market.
Peru’s ambassador to China says Peru should strengthen bilateral relations and trade, and need to update its free trade agreement with China.
The United States can no longer afford to buy geopolitical allies with market access.
The free trade agreement between New Zealand and the European Union fails to meet the standards we expect of the government under Te Tiriti o Waitangi in terms of both process and outcome.
Indonesia and the United Arab Emirates signed a free trade agreement, strengthening economic ties between Southeast Asia’s largest economy and the major oil producer Gulf state.
The Commerce Ministry expects to reach a free trade agreement (FTA) with the European Free Trade Association (EFTA) members within two years after negotiations were launched last week.
Close to 90 NGOs and farmers’ organisations from Indonesia, the EU and around the world sent open letters to the EU Commission and the Indonesian government today, calling on them to refrain from any clause that restrict farmers’ rights in a future free trade agreement.
There is much more at stake here than just agriculture, with several chapters seeming to impose restrictions on New Zealand laws and how the government can regulate.
New Zealand and the European Union have secured a highly anticipated trade deal, through last-minute negotiations.
There is a great threat posed by the potential use of ISDS by the fossil fuel industry to stall action on climate change.
Climate-related ISDS indicate a real risk that significant resources and energy may be diverted away from climate action, impacting the popularity of pro-climate policymaking among both policymakers and the public.
The ratification is looking unlikely after the British parliament’s commons trade committee told MPs they should delay ratifying the agreement after a late-night snub by the Trade Secretary.
Negotiations for a "critical" trade deal with the European Union have "stalled" over perceptions Australia isn’t "fair dinkum" on climate change action, and due to a fractured relationship with France.
An international tribunal declared an end to all proceedings in a multi-billion dollar suit the US private equity firm Lone Star filed against South Korea’s government 10 years ago.
The agreement was brokered by the African Union (AU) and was signed by 44 of its 55 member states in Kigali, Rwanda on March 21, 2018. The only country still not to sign the agreement is Eritrea, which has a largely closed economy.
To date, a total of forty-three (43) African countries are State Parties to the Agreement of the AfCFTA, including twelve (12) ECOWAS Member States.